Case   |   Paraguay


AUGUST 3, 2005
Posted: August 17, 2005

Radio Quebracho Poty


Unidentified attackers set on fire the studios of community radio station Radio Quebracho Poty, based in the town of Puerto Casado, on the border between Paraguay and Brazil.
August 3, 2005 12:00 PM ET

Attacks on the Press   |   Paraguay

Attacks on the Press 2004: Paraguay


In a major advance for press freedom in the Americas, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights found in September that a 1994 criminal defamation conviction in Paraguay violated international law. The court ruled that the criminal proceedings themselves violated the American Convention on Human Rights because they were an "excessive limitation in a democratic society."
March 14, 2005 11:17 AM ET
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